Richard Digance (born 24 February 1949, in Plaistow, London) is a British comedian and folk singer. He came to public attention in the UK as a regular turn on the popular Sunday evening "Live from... Her Majesty's/the Piccadilly/the Palladium.." variety series (produced by LWT for ITV) and also on Summertime Special, a variety showcase of the 1980s. Digance also was the support act for U.K. singer Elkie Brooks on many occasions. In the mid-80s he made a series of UK television one-hour specials, starting in 1985 with A Dabble of Digance. In October 2003 he received the Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters for his services to music.